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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tracyree, May 6, 2011.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Songster

    May 6, 2011
    Hi there. I am thinking about getting back into having some backyard chickens! I had a few about 7 years ago, but got out of it when my son was born.

    Now that he's old enough to get interested in them, he's been king if we could get some chickens for our coop.

    I'd like to keep about 6-12 standard size chickens, but haven't decided on breeds yet.
    My son wants some green eggs for sure, so we'll need a few of those hens

    I'm won ring where to find healthy stock, how to find a reputable breeder....

    Looking forward to becoming obsessed again!!

  2. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Welcome to the chicken addiction.

    Check your local feedstores soon for chicks. The chick season is drawing to a close.

    [​IMG] Now sally forth and post! [​IMG]

    Imp- Who is this Sally Forth? [​IMG]
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
  5. broodytood

    broodytood Songster

    Feb 12, 2011
    Swampville, Wa!
    [​IMG] This place is a wealth of info!
  6. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  7. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

    May 11, 2010
    West Enfield,Maine
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Maine

  8. [​IMG] from N.W. Tennessee
  9. flnatv

    flnatv Songster

    Apr 7, 2011
    West Tennessee
    Quote:WOW... someone fairly close [​IMG]

    I am in West Tennessee and had a very hard time finding what I wanted around here.... There is a middle tennessee thread on the where are you section. Make sure you post there as they are likely to know someone or have some you can get.

    Good luck and keep us posted on what you find/get.
  10. MSDeb

    MSDeb Songster

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your birds.

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